Michael Mosier Defeat DIPG Foundation has made a grant to support development of ONC201, an experimental drug currently being tested to treat DIPG. We have made this grant in collaboration with the Musella Foundation, The Cure Starts Now, Cancer Commons, and xCures. Our objective in funding this program is to increase the availability of ONC201 […]
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Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine, led by Dr. Michelle Monje, have discovered that DIPG tumors stop growing when the tumor cells do not have access to a protein known as neuroligin-3. The researchers also showed in a mouse model of DIPG that a class of drugs known as ADAM10 inhibitors can block neurologin-3 […]
For the first time in history, at least 20 states will recognize May 17th as Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG) Awareness Day, to raise public awareness of the deadliest childhood brain cancer. DIPG is the leading cause of childhood death due to brain tumors and typically strikes school-age children. The “DIPG Across the Map Initiative,” […]
To kickoff Brain Tumor Awareness Month, Michael Mosier Defeat DIPG® Foundation is excited to announce that it has expanded its Board of Directors and has appointed a Scientific Advisory Council. In 2016, its first full year in operation, Michael Mosier Defeat DIPG Foundation enjoyed a successful year in raising funds for research for effective treatments for […]
Researchers at Northwestern University have determined that a class of drugs known as BET inhibitors may provide an effective treatment for DIPG. These researchers treated mice with BET inhibitors and found that, after ten days of treatment, the mice’s tumors were significantly smaller. The results of these study were recently published in Nature Medicine, and has […]
Today, the U.S. Senate passed the 21st Century Cures Act with a 94 – 5 vote, and with it, reauthorization of the Creating Hope Act Pediatric Priority Review Voucher Program. This program creatives incentives for companies to research and develop drugs for children with cancer and other life threatening illnesses. It has been very successful to date, generating nearly $1 […]
The Strike Out DIPG Online Silent Auction & Bowling Tournament was a tremendous success, raising roughly $30,000!! We could not be more grateful to all who participated. With 250 attendees, 44 bowling teams, and demand for more, we can’t wait to put on the tournament again next year! We were so thrilled to have special […]
Major League Lacrosse Star Paul Rabil takes a stand against DIPG in this video that raises awareness and gives a special shout out to DIPG warrior Camron Cozzi from Seattle, Washington. We thank Paul for joining us in this fight!
The Michael Mosier Defeat DIPG Foundation is pleased to launch our STRIKE OUT DIPG ONLINE AUCTION, available from the comfort of your home and accessible from anywhere! This auction is taking place in connection with the Strike Out DIPG Bowling Tournament in Houston, Texas, on March 12, 2016, and it will run online until 4:00 […]
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